Search Result for "renowned":
1. widely known and esteemed;
- Example: "a famous actor"
- Example: "a celebrated musician"
- Example: "a famed scientist"
- Example: "an illustrious judge"
- Example: "a notable historian"
- Example: "a renowned painter"
[syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Renowned \Re*nowned"\ (r?-nound"), a. Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king. "Some renowned metropolis with glistering spires." --Milton. [1913 Webster] These were the renowned of the congregation. --Num. i. 61. [1913 Webster] Syn: Famous; famed; distinguished; noted; eminent; celebrated; remarkable; wonderful. See Famous. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
renowned adj 1: widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter" [syn: celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
45 Moby Thesaurus words for "renowned": acclaimed, august, celebrated, distinguished, elevated, eminent, exalted, fabled, famed, famous, far-famed, far-heard, glorious, godlike, great, heroic, high, honored, illustrious, lauded, legendary, lofty, magnanimous, magnificent, majestic, marked, much acclaimed, mythical, noble, notable, noted, notorious, of mark, of note, outstanding, popular, prominent, signal, soaring, sublime, superb, talked-about, talked-of, towering, well-known